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Independence Day Celebrations In and Around Gwinnett

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Click here for a listing of Independence Day events at Georgia State Parks.

July 1-4
JULY 4TH CELEBRATION – LAKE LANIER ISLANDS
Buford
Celebrate our nation’s birthday with us! It’s the perfect weekend to come ride the water slides, dip your toes in the lake, build a sandcastle along our pristine beach, and soak up the sun at LanierWorld! Dine right on the beach or catch a pick-up game of volleyball at Sunset Cove! Check out great live music at each of our outdoor stages! There will be patriotic food and drink specials all weekend long, with fireworks & special presentation on Spectacular Screen! This is an Independence Day celebration you won’t want to miss! Friday, July 1 Have a blast all day at LanierWorld on the rides and slides! Dance with our DJ at Sunset Cove from 3-7pm at Sunset Cove, and when night falls enjoy live entertainment from 7-11PM by Haywire Band on the Sunset Cove Stage.
Saturday, July 2
Dig your toes in the sand at the Sunset Cove stage and rock out with live entertainment all day provided by KICKS 101.5. Live acts include Paris Luna, Laura Ashley and the Train Wreckers. Then find yourself a cozy spot at Sunset Cove and get ready for our fireworks extravaganza! Our spectacular display will begin after dark, weather-dependent. A special Independence Day presentation will feature on the Spectacular Screen at 9:30PM. Buy your tickets now!
Sunday, July 3
Enjoy your lunch at Sunset Cove. A DJ is performing from 2-6PM. An explosive fireworks display starts after dark and a special Independence Day presentation features on the Spectacular Screen at 9:30PM.
10am-10pm
$15 vehicle entry admission, $20-$42
770-945-8787
http://www.lanierislands.com/calendar/specialevents/july-4th-weekend/

July 1
Watermelon, White & Blue
Prime Timers Pointe at George Pierce Park
Come celebrate and socialize with the most patriotic fruit! Drinks and light desserts will also be provided. $2 per person, preregister online at www.gwinnettparks.com with code: GPP32902 or call 678.277.0910.
https://www.gwinnettcounty.com/portal/gwinnett/Departments/CommunityServices/ParksandRecreation/CalendarEvents#

July 1-2
THE AMERICAN SPIRIT – THE DIZZY GYPSY GALLERY
Lawrenceville
Selections from artist T.J. Haugh’s American History series.
2pm-6pm
Free
470-223-1278
https://www.facebook.com/thedizzygypsyart/info?tab=page_info

July 2
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION – DOWNTOWN AUBURN
Auburn
The best community event and fireworks celebration around! Fun and games for the kids, free activities, water slide for the kids, food, fun and live entertainment. Bring your blankets or chairs out to enjoy the fireworks at the end of the evening.
5pm-11pm
Free
770-963-4002
https://www.facebook.com/events/1757112027857158/

July 2
MADE IN THE USA 5K/10K – DOWNTOWN SUGAR HILL
Sugar Hill
We’re coming up on the birthday of the U.S.A., and we’re going to celebrate by saying thanks to all the people that work hard every day to keep this the land of the free and the home of the brave. You don’t have to be, but if you are…All active duty military and first responders are welcome to join us for the 5K or the 10K at no charge. We start right in front of Sugar Hill City Hall at 7:30 am for both the 5K & 10K. We’re getting some great technical shirts, and we’ll have some amazing finisher awards, as well as awards to the top 3 M/F, top 3 master’s M/F, and the top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups.
6:30am registration, 7:30am race
$30-$35
http://www.active.com/sugar-hillga/running/distance-running-races/made-in-the-usa-5k-10k-2016

July 2
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION TOWN GREEN, MAIN STREET
Loganville
9:45am
Free
770-466-1165
http://loganvilleevents.com/

July 3
SPARKS IN THE PARK THE BOWL AT SUGAR HILL
Sugar Hill
Food, drinks, live entertainment (featuring A1A) and the largest firework display in Gwinnett!
5:30m-8:30pm
Free
770-831-7413
http://www.cityofsugarhill.com

July 3
RED, WHITE & BOOM – HISTORIC DOWNTOWN NORCROSS
Norcross
5pm-10pm
Free
770-448-2122
http://www.aplacetoimagine.com

July 3
11TH ANNUAL PRELUDE TO THE 4TH LAWRENCEVILLE LAWN
Lawrenceville
Kick of your 4th of July holiday on July 3rd with our one-of-a-kind celebration, PRELUDE to the 4th. Lawrenceville’s renowned Aurora Theatre will perform a Broadway Musical with a full orchestra.
7pm-10pm
Free
678-226-2639
http://www.lawrencevillega.org

July 3
DULUTH CELEBRATES AMERICA – DULUTH TOWN GREEN
Duluth
Festivities will begin at 6pm, including live music with The Army Band & Mike Veal Band, food vendors will be available along with kid’s activities and a FABULOUS fireworks display.
6pm-9pm
Free
770-476-3434
http://www.duluthga.net

July 4
CELEBRATE BRASELTON – BRASELTON PARK
Braselton
Fireworks show will begin after dark
4pm-9pm, parade 6pm
Free
706-654-3915
http://www.braselton.net/local-festivals.html

July 4
SPARKLE IN THE PARK – LILBURN CITY PARK
Lilburn
Join the City of Lilburn as we celebrate the holiday with music, food and fireworks! The Glow Band is set to perform a high-energy, family-friendly concert with kids’ activities and concessions available. Free parking and shuttle service available. The fabulous fireworks show is scheduled to begin at 9:30pm.
5:30pm-10pm
Free
770-638-2225
http://www.facebook.com/cityoflilburn

July 4
14TH ANNUAL STAR SPANGLED FOURTH – MALL OF GEORGIA
Buford
Celebrate red, white & blue at the Mall of Georgia with live concerts, outdoor movie, fireworks and more for the entire family! There will be children’s rides and inflatables, food & beverage concessions, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 on a 70 foot big screen and of course, the largest fireworks display inthe county!
5pm-10pm
Free
678-482-8788
https://www.facebook.com/MallofGeorgia/